Discovery certificate for object 2018akr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17457 [ 2018TNSTR.382....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-22 17:23:20
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: GaiaAlerts

A. Delgado, D. Harrison, S. Hodgkin, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (University of Cambridge), on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018akr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18arw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:07:03.880 (16.766167) DEC = +42:43:12.04 (42.720011)
Discovery date: 2018-03-21 11:52:48 (JD=2458198.995)


Remarks: Outburst of known dwarf nova IZ And

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-21 11:52:48
Flux: 17.11 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-21 07:39:21
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018akr